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Military schools offer an outstanding environment for highly-qualified educators. The 9 career opportunities listed are provided as a courtesy to AMCSUS member schools and any future or potential employees of these schools. All posting announcements have been constructed by the individual school, and content is never altered without the consent of the posting institution.

Commandant / Dean of Students - Virginia

The Commandant is responsible for all issues relating to the well-being of the students during their attendance at Hargrave.

- Assign, supervise and monitor the Teacher and Counselors (TACS) in order to provide a safe, healthy residential life environment.
- Enforce standards as defined in the Cadet Planner.
- Plan, coordinate and implement a deliberate residential life program that develops cadets across the Academy’s four pillars.
- To maintain student discipline and follow-through with correspondence and record keeping relating to discipline and Academy Boards.
- To coordinate new cadet orientation and assimilation of all new cadets into residential life.
- To develop, implement and execute the Cadet Officer/NCO Training Program.
- To schedule parent/teacher conferences and to maintain records and correspondence relating to parent conferences in matters of discipline and residential life issues.
- To develop, oversee and supervise the Academy’s Residential Life Program.
- Coordinate student activities with the Student Activities Program Director.
- To counsel students when necessary, working closely with the Academy’s counselors, other faculty, and staff.
- To schedule and coordinate special programs and gatherings during Assembly.
- Coordinate with Transportation Operations and Quartermaster for transportation and logistical support.
- To keep the President fully informed on cadet issues and all other relevant matters pertaining to school life.
- To recommend nominees to the Awards Committee for all military awards.
- To perform other duties as assigned by the President.
- To support the school and its leadership

Preferred Qualifications Include:
- Retired Military Officer or E-9
- Bachelor’s degree or higher

Hargrave Military Academy offers on campus housing to the Commandant/Dean of Students.

Apply: Resumes and inquires should be directed to: laura.agnor@hargrave.edu

Hargrave is a boarding and day school for boys’ grades seven through twelve and one post-graduate year. The campus is located on 200 acres in Chatham, VA, an hour from Greensboro, NC and 40 minutes from Lynchburg, VA. Small and residential by design, the school has a 110-year history of developing leaders of character prepared for lifelong success. Hargrave is a family-oriented institution grounded in faith as we invest in a holistic approach to turning young boys into men and nurturing their potential into opportunity.

Academic Dean - Virginia

Fishburne Military School seeks an experienced educator to become its Academic Dean preferably 01 June 2020. The ideal candidate will possess a robust academic vision and a demonstrated positive and effective involvement in supervision and evaluation of instruction and program development.

The Academic Dean is responsible for the overall academic program to include development and implementation of annual academic budget, leadership management and supervision of faculty, supervision and management of the academic program and coordination with the Virginia Association of Independent Schools (VAIS) and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS), now AdvancED.

The position requires:

Master’s Degree in education; a PHD is preferred
Eighteen semester credit hours of graduate work in educational administration
Ten years teaching experience
Two years experience or the equivalent combination of education and experience in educational administration
Be able to teach multiple classes in addition to administrative responsibilities

Apply: To apply, please complete the online Application at https://www.fishburne.org.

Fishburne Military School is a private, nonprofit 501-(c)3, college-preparatory, military school for boys serving approximately 160 students grades seven through twelve. The school was established in 1879 and is the oldest secondary military school in the United States with a successful JROTC Honor Unit with Distinction. Our goal and mission is to: forge honorable young men of courage

Junior College Vice Dean/High School Principal - New Mexico

New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI) invites applications for the position of Junior College Vice Dean/High School Principal.

NMMI is a state-supported college preparatory high school and university parallel junior college with over one hundred years of tradition. The Junior College Vice Dean/High School Principal supervises the NMMI high school academic program, assists the Academic Dean with all academic matters, and chairs a variety of committees to include the Curriculum and Standards Committee. Applicants must have at least an earned Masters from an accredited institution of higher learning, teaching experience, effective communication and organizational skills, and a commitment to college preparatory teaching and learning. The applicant must have an educational administrative license, and knowledge in school system accreditation requirements. Prior military service is preferred, but not required. Salary is commensurate with education and responsibilities.

Apply: Send letters, resumes, and three letters of recommendation to the Human Resources Office, NMMI, 101 W. College, Roswell, NM 88201. The NMMI employment application is available on the NMMI website at . Applications accepted until position filled. NMMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Chief Financial Officer - Virginia

Fork Union Military Academy seeks an experienced leader to serve as Chief Financial Officer and oversee financial operations beginning February 2020.


The CFO will work closely with the President of the School and Chief of Staff in support of the school’s mission and strategic plan. Reporting to the Chief of Staff, the CFO will manage a team of seven direct reports. The position requires communication with the President of the School and collaboration with the Chief of Staff, faculty and members of the school’s leadership team.

The CFO will work with staff in the area of finance, budgeting and planning, purchasing, risk management, human resources and other operational functions as the need arises.

The CFO will work closely with the Director of Development to track annual giving and reporting. They will also work closely with the Board of Trustee appointed Endowment and Investment Committee, the Fork Union Military Academy Foundation and participate in strategic planning.

Apply: Please contact Mrs. Kayla Jones for more information at jonesk@fuma.org

Senior Military Instructor - Minnesota

  • Saint Thomas Academy
  • Mendota Heights, Minnesota , USA
  • Start Date: August 2020
  • Posted Date: October 16, 2019

Saint Thomas Academy seeks a Senior Military Instructor (Non-JROTC) beginning with the 2020-21 school year to serve as the primary or secondary instructor for cadets in one of four Military Leadership classes, grades 9-12. Responsible to develop, execute and provide supervision in all aspects of leadership development, curriculum, planning and military discipline in accordance with STA regulations and policies. Assist in the continuous improvement of and maintenance of a cadet leadership training program so cadets can develop and progress through the chain of command to eventually lead the Corps of Cadets.

Advise the Commandant of Cadets on issues of leadership, management, military discipline, curriculum, annual planning, logistics, technology, cadet data management and integration of the military program into school life.

Assist the Commandant of Cadets in the following: development and management of the military program and Corps of Cadets Structure at STA; assist in providing oversight to the Rifle Team, Clay Target Team, Ranger Team, Cannon Salute (Cadet Thunder) Crew, Crack Drill Squad and other co-curricular activities as assigned; formulation of policy and leadership programs that support the school’s mission and goals. Assist in the development of and focus on long range plans and goals for the school’s independent military leadership program.

This position is a 10 month (August through the beginning of June) school year position.

Apply: Please submit 2 copies of your materials via email or mail to:

Colonel Neil Hetherington (Retired), Commandant , nhetherington@cadets.com


Deborah Berglund, Human Resources, dberglund@cadets.com

Director of Domestic Admissions, Marketing and Communications - New Mexico

New Mexico Military Institute (NMMI) seeks an innovative visionary leader for the position of Director of Domestic Admissions, Marketing and Communications (Mar/Com). Under the guidance of the Chief of Staff, the Director of Domestic Admissions & Mar/Com is responsible for the development, coordination and administration of NMMI’s Admissions operations with particular focus on the domestic market. The Director of Domestic Admissions & Mar/Com is responsible for institutional compliance with federal and state statutes and regulations as well as institutional policies pertaining to applicant development and admissions.

Successful candidate must possess the equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university. A degree major in accounting, finance, administration, computing or a related field will be considered a plus. A master’s degree is preferred. Four years of admissions/recruitment experience in a boarding school environment required. Ability to show a successful experience in Admissions, Financial Aid and/or administrative services is required. Military or military school experience preferred. Previous supervisory experience managing admissions/other student services staff preferred. Experience using a CRM (Salesforce) and a student database system (PowerCampus) preferred. Proficient communication skills (written and oral) required. Proficient computer skills (can create/use spreadsheets with formulas, and use query tools to mine prospect/applicant data) required.

Apply: Applications will be accepted at the NMMI HR Office or until position is filled. NMMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Application, letter of interest, and official transcripts, are accepted at the NMMI HR Office, Lusk Hall, 101 W College Blvd, Roswell, NM 88201 until position is filled. NMMI Applications are available at HR and at the NMMI website.

NMMI is a historic military boarding school and junior college. The average annual total enrollment is approximately 917 with a 965 bed capacity. Approximately 50% are in grades 9-12 and 50% in the junior college. Additionally, we host a post graduate program in Service Academy Preparation that provide college credits for students and a second opportunity to apply to the Nation’s Service Academies. The Institute is supported by the largest endowment in two year colleges nationally and the 50th in American boarding schools. Additionally, NMMI is a constitutional school that existed at the time of statehood and is a recipient of a portion of the New Mexico Land and Permanent Fund. These sources of support allow NMMI to reduce the costs to families and we are consistently ranked among the best values in education.

Associate Director of Major Gifts - Virginia

Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets would like to invite applicants for the position of:

Associate Director of Major Gifts for Corps of Cadets (reporting to the Chief Advancement Officer for Corps of Cadets)

Apply: Interested candidates must apply online at www.jobs.vt.edu and search for posting # AP0190235 and designate your application is for the Corps of Cadets. Include with the faculty application, a cover letter, resume, and list of five references. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodation in the application process please notify the Human Resources Service Center, 540-231-9331, HRServiceCenter@vt.edu. A review of applications will begin after August 8,2019.

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Deputy Commandant - Virginia

The Deputy Commandants of Cadets report to the Commandant and are responsible for providing leadership and oversight to a full time Corps of Cadets. The Corps of Cadets was established in 1872.

The Virginia Tech 1,000 plus member Corps of Cadets offers student cadets invaluable opportunities for superior leadership training and individual and career development. Virginia Tech is the first land-grant university in the nation to combine the leader development curriculum of a Corps experience with academic coursework in leadership to award a minor in leadership studies.

Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.

Development Director/ Grant Writer - California

The Director of Development/Grant Writer plans, organizes and manages the development functions of NVMI. Creates and implements an overarching Development Plan to maximize the influx of external funds. Oversees all grant-seeking at the school to prevent duplication of effort, ensure adherence to NVMI policies and goals, and maximize revenue through external sources. In consultation with school administrators and the board of trustees, makes decisions about which grants the school will pursue and sets an ambitious grant-seeking agenda designed to meet the school’s strategic goals. Serves as lead internal consultant to faculty, administrators and board members on grant development. Manages the preparation of complex and varied grants, and develops and implements systems and procedures to ensure successful grant-seeking efforts
at the school.

The incumbent works with a broad range of constituents (internal and external) to identify and respond to resource development needs. Work results impact school, program and department level decisions, budgets and operations.

1. Develops and manages a comprehensive NVMI development master plan aligned with the Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP), WASC Action Plan, and Board Strategic Plan.

2. Manages all development efforts of the school as part of fulfilling the development master plan. Establishes priorities for work assignments, monitors progress, reviews work products and ensures products relative to the development master plan are delivered in a timely manner.

3. Formulates and recommends annual development department budget.

4. In consultation with the Superintendent and Administrative Team, develops and promotes NVMI grant-seeking priorities; ensures that priorities are integrated with the school’s strategic planning goals; serves as a leader for the school’s strategic plan.

5. In consultation with administrators, makes decisions on which grants will be pursued by the school; provides leadership for and implements an aggressive grant development agenda for the school; develops, coordinates and maintains an annual calendar of planned and ad-hoc grant development activities. Facilitates problem-solving processes relating to multiple programs selecting and competing for the same grant/funding source.

6. Directs the preparation of complex and varied grants that support school goals. In collaboration with school administrators and faculty, identifies school needs/problems to be addressed; clarifies grant objectives; and determines scope of grant project.

7. Develops/maintains systems and procedures to ensure the accuracy, validity and timeliness of grants submitted. Edits grant proposals for clarity, accuracy, and strategic approach. Responsible for the accuracy, completeness and timeliness of grants submitted to government agencies and foundations, including adherence to relevant federal, state and local regulations.

8. Plans and implements the Annual Campaign in conjunction with the Parent Coordinator.

9. Serves as lead internal consultant to the Superintendent, other school administrators, faculty and staff regarding grant-seeking and resource development. Monitors changes/trends in the resource development environment (regulatory, political, secondary education, economic, etc.) and determines resulting implications for the school. Serves as internal resource/expert regarding grant development trends, models and best practices; applies relevant information to school resource development efforts; anticipates grant development needs.

10. Develops and maintains external contacts to facilitate funding opportunities. Coordinates and collaborates with other institutions regarding collaborative resource development efforts, including colleges and universities, state and local agencies, non-profit organizations, other K-12 schools, etc.

11. Develops/maintains systems and procedures to ensure school is aware of grant opportunities, processes and awards. Designs and implements opportunities for faculty and staff to develop grant seeking and grant writing skills.

12. Directs the preparation of reports on the school’s grant development activities as required/requested by the board of trustees and school’s administrators.

13. Represents the school at state, regional and national meetings related to areas of resource development.

14. Provides technical assistance to grant project directors, school faculty and managers, and financial services staff to ensure effective grant administration and adherence to relevant government regulations.

15. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Bachelor’s degree in education, public policy, communications, or related field. Five years of experience in successful grant proposal writing and grants management, preferably within a secondary education setting. At least two years of experience supervising staff. Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills are required, including writing, speaking, listening and presentation skills. Must have the ability to communicate effectively with the school’s Board, Superintendent, all levels of management, faculty, and staff and other external individuals and groups.

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